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Courtesy of Ted Hughart, Bass
Courtesy of Mike Yoksh, Typewriter
Courtesy of Bob Johnson, Horn
Courtesy of Carol Bernhardt
Courtesy of Harold Britten, Bassoon
Courtesy of Marcel Demiranda, Horn
Post Beautification - at Patch, circa 1959
Service Days & Later - Some faces from the old days; some from after service.
Kaput Mercedes - At time of this photo, it was not running. A "community" purchase.
Proper Inspection Form - Shown by Aubrey Facenda (Horn), prior to mustering out, 1960-c.
Courtesy of Arno Drucker, Piano
Courtesy of David Furholmen, 'Cello
Courtesy of Alan Goldman, Horn
Courtesy of Arthur Grossman, Bassoon
Courtesy of Fred Gruenebaum, Oboe
Courtesy of Jim Hildinger, Violin
Courtesy of Don Hancock, Violin
Various people from 1956 - 59 -- Ling Tung, Robert Bloch, et al
The Orchestra plays the World's Fair - Edward Lee Alley, Cond., Brussels, 1958.
The Orchestra in the Villa Berg studios, Stuttgart - John Canarina, Conductor, Fall 1959.
Courtesy of Jules M. Hirsh, Bass
Courtesy of Homer Holloway, Violin
Courtesy of R. A. Jones, 'Cello
Courtesy of Stu Krams, Bass
Courtesy of William Love, Oboe
Photos from 1956 - 1959 (Bill's photos now on 2 pages)
Courtesy of Barry McDaniel, Voice & Percussion
Courtesy of Bill Merrell, Tuba
Conductor Audition - in the Sylvan Theater at Patch Barracks
Murals in the Day Room?
Groundskeeping - Spring, 1959 (photos & text).
Misc. Photos - 7ASO musicians in rehearsal
Zum Sonneneck - a Vaihingen landmark.
Woodwind Quintet - formal portrait.
Bill Merrell and Friends - under the barrels (l. to r.) are Aubrey Facenda and Jim Shoush, immortalized by a Berlin (?) street photographer.
Nancy, France - or on the way there. 7ASO guy may be Dick Kimball. We tried to make out at every opportunity. The girl was rather pretty. The old Frenchman was a dubious "bonus." Note the wool socks for sale!
World's Fair - a view familiar to the orchestra members who played there in 1958
Courtesy of Mel Ponzi, Bass
The Orchestra in the Liederhalle , 1956
Courtesy of Myron Rosenblum, Viola
More People from 1957-58 - (color photos)
Somewhere in Germany - John Sant'Ambrogio (Cello) - Myron Rosenblum
The Italian Contingent - (Partial)
Newspaper Article - about Brooklynites in the 7ASO - 1957 Brooklyn Eagle
Orchestra Poster - Passau Festival, (from 1957)
Formal Photo - The 1958 Orchestra in Dress Blues, Edward Lee Alley, Cond.
The Orchestra Set-Up - At the Liederhalle, Stuttgart, (57-58).
Guest Conductor - Antal Dorati rehearses for 1957 concert.
Courtesy of Ramon L. Scavelli, Viola
Courtesy of James Shoush, Horn
Courtesy of Dan Thomason, Viola
The Facendamobil - another distinctive vehicle
Chamber Music at Patch - Quartet Rehearsal
Various Snapshots - a few 7ASO faces.
Christmas Celebration The Stuttgart Orphan Children's Home.
7ASO guys brought each child a gift. Percy "Tom" Fenn III (Viola), Dan Thomason.
Wurst und Bier - Dan tries out the Nürnberg version (es schmeckt gut!)
Dan's Apartment at Patch - All 7ASO members will recognize this for what it is.
Courtesy of Fred Ward, (Flute/Piccolo)
Edward Lee Alley , a publicity photo from April-May 1958
Courtesy of Various Members
Several images, 1955 - 60
Courtesy of Stephen Clark, sent in by Andi Gooch
Images from 1955 and 1956
Courtesy of several 7ASO members
The NATO Tour - Feb. through May, 1955. We believed it would never happen, but it did - France, Italy, England,
Scotland, Northern Ireland, & Wales. These photos are from Italy and Ireland.
More NATO Tour photos
Brass Section 1955 - Trumpets & entire section.
The famous 7ASO Bears - Forward & Onward (several photos)
The late Bill Ondrick and his wife Shirley coming out of the town hall
in Villingen just after their wedding on October 22, 1955. Photo courtesy of Bill's son David:
Slide Prints - by Jerry Pollack.
Patch Barracks - 1955 and 1938.
Stuttgart Scenes 1955 and recent photos by Chris Earnest
The Orchestra of 1954 - 55. - photos from several members
Various People - From the days of the "old, old" orchestra.
More People - This is a new page to accomodate more photos from this time.
The Old Brewery - A landmark that is no longer the same.
The Passau Festival of 1954 - including the KPD.
1954 or earlier - several photos.
1953 - 54 - several photos by Ed Retzler
Photos from the old days by Kenneth DeRosier
More Photos from the old days by Kenneth DeRosier (all Ken's pix now on 2 pages)
The 1952 Orchestra - photos by Jack Monchecourt.
Photos from 1952 - 1955 by Bob Wills
Photos from 1952 by Glenn and Lyle Hanna.
Newspaper article reporting on the orchestra's first year, in 1952